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Main Title An ocean blueprint for the 21st century : final report.
CORP Author United States. Commission on Ocean Policy.
Publisher U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 56946406
ISBN 097594620X; 9780975946206; 0975946226; 9780975946220; 0975946234; 9780975946237; 0975946242; 9780975946244; 0975946250; 9780975946251; 0975946269; 9780975946268; 0975946277; 9780975946275; 0975946218; 9780975946213; 0975946285; 9780975946282; 0975946293; 9780975946299
Subjects Oceanography and state--United States. ; Oceanography--Research--United States. ; Marine resources--United States.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  GC58.A46 2004 app.1-6,add.7 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/18/2005
ESAM  GC58.A46 2004 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/03/2005
Collation volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm + 2 CD-ROMs (4 3/4 in.)
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
I: Our oceans: a national asset -- Recognizing ocean assets and challenges -- Understanding the past to shape a new national ocean policy -- Setting the nation's sights -- II: Blueprint for change: a new national ocean policy framework -- Enhancing ocean leadership and coordination -- Advancing a regional approach -- Coordinating management in Federal waters -- Strengthening the Federal agency structure -- III: Ocean stewardship: the importance of education and public awareness -- Promoting lifelong ocean education -- IV: Living on the edge: economic growth and resource conservation along the coast -- Managing coasts and their watersheds -- Guarding people and property against natural hazards -- Conserving and restoring coastal habitat -- Managing sediment and shorelines -- Supporting marine commerce and transportation -- V: Clear waters ahead: coastal and ocean water quality -- Addressing coastal water pollution -- Creating a national monitoring network -- Limiting vessel pollution and improving vessel safety -- Preventing the spread of invasive species -- Reducing marine debris -- VI: Ocean value and vitality: enhancing the use and protection of ocean resources -- Achieving sustainable fisheries -- Protecting marine mammals and endangered marine species -- Achieving a sustained, integrated ocean observing system -- Enhancing ocean infrastructure and technology development -- Modernizing ocean data and information systems -- VIII: The global ocean: U.S. participation in international policy -- Advancing international ocean science and policy -- IX: Moving ahead: implementing a new national ocean policy -- Funding needs and possible sources -- Summary of recommendations. Accompanying CD-ROM contains full text of the final report, including the executive summary, chapters 1-31, and appendicies A-G. Also contains supplementary reports- a special addendum and 6 additional appendicies. Accompanying DVD contains 2 segments: the first shows the developmental process into making the report, the second shows a summary of the findings and recommendations of the report.